Disparities in access to effective treatment for infertility in the United States: an Ethics Committee opinion

In the United States, economic, racial, ethnic, geographic, and other disparities affect both access to fertility treatments and treatment outcomes.

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VOLUME 116, ISSUE 1, P54-63

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The Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Abstract:

In the United States, economic, racial, ethnic, geographic, and other disparities prevent access to fertility treatment and affect treatment outcomes. This opinion examines the factors that contribute to these disparities, proposes actions to address them, and replaces the document of the same name, last published in 2015.

Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders.